Published On: Sat, Oct 31st, 2015

PM Nawaz Sharif condoles deaths in Russian plane crash


ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday expressed heartfelt condolences over the death of around 217 passengers including seven crew members in a crash of Russian passenger plane.

Bound for Russian city St Petersburg, the airliner flew from Sharm-al-Shaikh and crashed in Sinai region.

All 217 passengers on the Russian flight from Egypt died when the plane crashed in the Sinai peninsula.

“Unfortunately, all passengers of Kogalymavia flight 9268 Sharm el-Sheikh-Saint Petersburg have died. We issue condolences to family and friends,” said a message on Russia’s embassy’s Facebook page, referring to the flight carrying 217 passengers and seven crew. AFP


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